The aim of the club is to promote and organise 'fell' races in and around the West Midlands.

Joe & Terry Do The Double 7/10/07

At this year’s Longmynd Hike Mercia members Joe Faulkner and Terry Davies decided to go one better, 40 years ago their fathers inaugurated the first Longmynd Hike and to celebrate the occasion they did the Hike not only once but twice, yes 100 miles just for fun?

Ian Hodgson Relays 7/10/07

­­Mercia Team came a creditable 4th at the Ian Hodgson Relays, Simon Bailey & Tom Owens on Leg 1, Tim Werrett & Roland Stafford on Leg 2, Andy Wright & Andy Yapp on leg 3 and Pete Vale & Ian Houston on leg 4.

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Tom Tops For Club in British Championship 6/10/07

Tom Owen in his first complete season in fell running championships finished 3rd overall in the British Championships, this added to his win at Angus Munro and his 6th place in English Championships make fantastic year for Tom, Club team Captain Pete Vale was the second Mercia runner and was also very well placed finishing 10th.

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Mercia Runner wins English Championship

­Simon Bailey wins English Championship again, Simon needed a win at Great Whernside to secure his third English title. He was joined in the top ten by two other Mercia Members, Tom Owen 6th and Pete Vale 10th. In the team event we came 5th making it a great session all round.

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Tuesday training session

An informal training group meets every Tuesday in the Church Stretton co-op car park at 7pm for a social run in the local hills. All welcome. Runs typically last an hour to an hour and a half, then we retire for some serious carbo loading in Housemans round the corner.

Please be aware this run is an informal group of runners with a similar interest. It has no formal relationship with Mercia Fell Runners (or anyone else). You take part at your own risk as you would if a group of friends just decided to "go into the hills".

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